The geology faculty are active members of numerous national and international geological and engineering professional organizations as well as honor societies. They have served these organizations as officers, session chairs, and judges. Geology faculty have served as reviewers of NSF proposals, manuscripts submitted to geology journals, and geology textbooks. Two faculty members hold professional licenses in the state of Illinois. Service has been provided to several state and local organizations and committees as well. Furthermore, the Geology faculty provide extensive service to Eastern Illinois University and their home department. Indeed, the Geology faculty have been recognized for their teaching, research, and service contributions by receiving numerous University and other awards.